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...detect if the user is using XP style or classic style?
Autor: Thomas Stutz
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function _IsThemeActive: Boolean;
// Returns True if the user uses XP style
const
  
themelib = 'uxtheme.dll';
type
  
TIsThemeActive = function: BOOL; stdcall;
var
  
IsThemeActive: TIsThemeActive;
  huxtheme: HINST;
begin
  
Result := False;
  // Check if XP or later Version
  
if (Win32Platform  = VER_PLATFORM_WIN32_NT) and
     
(((Win32MajorVersion = 5) and (Win32MinorVersion >= 1)) or
      
(Win32MajorVersion > 5)) then
  begin
    
huxtheme := LoadLibrary(themelib);
    if huxtheme <> 0 then
    begin
      try
        
IsThemeActive := GetProcAddress(huxtheme, 'IsThemeActive');
        Result := IsThemeActive;
      finally
       if 
huxtheme > 0 then
          
FreeLibrary(huxtheme);
      end;
    end;
  end;
end;

// Example Call:

procedure TForm1.Button1Click(Sender: TObject);
begin
 if 
_IsThemeActive then
   
ShowMessage('Windows Themes are active.');
end;

 

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